Commissioned by St Paul's Sinfonia
for chamber orchestra [2.2(I=ca.II=ca).2.2 – 220.127.116.11 – strings]
Your Future, Ore Smelter; Better Future, Wharf Spike is a piece about creating narrative meaning from arbitrary structures. In the work, two systematic iterations of the same three-part canon are shaped and moulded into a tale of seafaring, prophecy, mining, time-travel and ancient metallurgy.
March 16, 2007 - St Paul's Sinfonia, Andrew Morley, conductor, St Paul's Church, Deptford, London, UK